Psychology Today: Why gray matter volume and white matter connectivity matter

A team of researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, along with dozens of collaborators from around the globe, published a paper (Hofer et al., 2020) that identifies 160 genes linked to brain shrinkage (as indexed by a reduction in gray matter volume, surface area, and thickness) in 34 anatomically predefined cortical regions of the cerebral cortex. These findings were published on September 22 in the journal Nature Communications.

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